NZ Herald – Gloriavale School focus of police investigation into Christian community

NZ Herald – Gloriavale School focus of police investigation into Christian community

By Devon Bolger – NZ Herald 11/08/2021 A police inquiry into physical and sexual abuse at Gloriavale is now focusing on the on-site school. The Ministry of Education and Oranga Tamariki have confirmed an investigation is under way. A spokesperson for the ministry said they are in contact with the school. Reads more here: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/gloriavale-school-focus-of-police-investigation-into-christian-community/2S33DKRB77H6CAFLV6KP4XOMIQ/ […]
Newshub – Gloriavale leaders allowed abuse to flourish as former resident admits sexual offences against children – Leavers’ Support Trust

Newshub – Gloriavale leaders allowed abuse to flourish as former resident admits sexual offences against children – Leavers’ Support Trust

Michael Morrah – Newshub – 04/08/2021 [Video can be viewed in article link]. The head of a group helping people who leave Gloriavale says a former resident admitting he sexually offended against children is “incredibly tragic” and believes Gloriavale’s leaders have allowed abuse to flourish. A 55-year-old man, who has name suppression, has pleaded guilty […]
NZ Herald – Labour Inspectorate rules Gloriavale members cannot be considered employees

NZ Herald – Labour Inspectorate rules Gloriavale members cannot be considered employees

Kurt Bayer – NZ Herald – 23/074/2021 The Labour Inspectorate has found that the members of the Gloriavale Christian community on the South Island’s West Coast cannot currently be considered employees under New Zealand legislation. It means that the Inspectorate has no jurisdiction and “will not undertake further investigation or enforcement action at this point”, […]
TVNZ 1 News – Investigation into Gloriavale working conditions dropped

TVNZ 1 News – Investigation into Gloriavale working conditions dropped

1 News – 23/07/2021 No further investigation or enforcement action is being taken into allegations of Gloriavale members being overworked after the Labour Inspectorate has found community members were not considered employees under New Zealand legislation. National Manager Labour Inspectorate Stu Lumsden conducted an inquiry into the employment status of people living and working at […]